A state budget committee meeting on the Group Insurance Board's contracts to shift the state employee plan to a self insurance model has been pushed back to June 15. It was previously scheduled for June 13.
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Medical College of Wisconsin receives $38 million gift to create and lead national training institute
The Kern family and the Kern Family Foundation gave $37.8 million to the Medical College of Wisconsin to lead and establish the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education, officials announced Thursday.
Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, and Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, tackled healthcare issues in the state budget, including savings from a potential shift to self-insurance for the state employees, during a Wisconsin Health News event this week.
Image courtesy of Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. Wisconsinites living in rural areas and small towns depend more on Medicaid than those who live in big cities, according to […]
The chair of the Assembly health committee pulled a bill from a vote Tuesday after a group representing sober-living housing raised concerns about the proposal. The bill, which was developed […]
The Assembly Committee on Health approved multiple bills Tuesday, including a proposal that would implement a program that electronically tracks the sale of a precursor to methamphetamine.
Participants in the state employee health plan may have to pay more as lawmakers look to trim the program by $60 million, according to a leader of the state's Joint Finance Committee.
Héctor Colón is leaving his position as director of the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services to become president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, according to a Monday statement.
The chairs of the Legislature's budget-writing committee support Gov. Scott Walker's plans to drug screen and test childless adults in BadgerCare.